J. Paul Getty Museum

Arts & Culture
The museum closed early after someone made a threatening call.
Food & Drink
As a product of the 70s and 80s, I'm thrilled to have been asked to develop ArtBites classes around both exhibits even though food isn't exactly a topic featured in Mapplethorpe's work. At least not literally.
Culture & Arts
Photography dealer Peter Fetterman at The Getty. Photo by EMS. On the way to the LACMA grand opening of Mapplethorpe. Photo
Culture & Arts
Price was no object as Louis' agents combed Europe for the finest Renaissance and Baroque tapestries. Another of the king's
Food & Drink
The Getty Research Institute's special exhibition The Edible Monument: The Art of Food for Festivals offers opportunities to travel through time and learn about culinary theatrics from the past.
Culture & Arts
In 1992 I flew into the Islamic Republic of Iran with my wife and two year old daughter on a trip funded by the National Endowment for the Arts and a Getty Museum Fellowship.
Culture & Arts
Born in Czechoslovakia in 1938, Josef Koudelka is an extremely gifted and prolific artist, whose black and white photographs miraculously combine decisive and often painful moments of documentary with the beauty of elegantly controlled compositions.
Culture & Arts
Manganese black. Yellow ocher. Vermilion. Ultramarine. These pigments sound delicious. Their names are so sharp and elegant
Culture & Arts
A photograph of a wax figure sculpted from a painting. That's the idea behind Hiroshi Sugimoto's Portraits, a series of nine-minute-long exposures of wax figures that were modeled from painted portraits.
Food
A few months ago I was asked to develop a class around a group of stained glass windows at the J. Paul Getty Museum from the Canterbury Cathedral.
Culture & Arts
Since its completion, this monumental painting has gone through several restorations. And here comes the latest - conservators
Food
As I get ready to teach a series of English-themed classes inspired by the Queen Victoria and Photography exhibit at the J. Paul Getty Museum and Princely Traditions and Colonial Pursuits at LACMA, tea, scones and spices are on my mind.
Wellness
You really don't have to go all that far on your voyage of discovery to find something new. You just need to have new eyes.
Culture & Arts
With Curatorial Intern: Katie Hernandez Humor is not usually the first thing that comes up when we talk about contemporary
Culture & Arts
We’ve covered a lot of news lately about creative app launches in the technological world -- from musician M. Ward’s free
Los Angeles
On my last trip to New York, I dumped my bags at the hotel and grabbed a cab to the Neue Gallerie uptown. There I spent a delightful hour perusing their exciting collection... especially one painting, the legendary portrait, "Adele Bloch-Bauer I."
Culture & Arts
One of the aspects of the exhibition that will most surprise viewers as they enter the galleries is the size and ambition
Culture & Arts
[At right, Black Swan body double Kim Prosa, ready for filming, enacts Aronofsky's vision of women] Women being defeated